Make Your Own Arthur Papercraft Play Set

Sep 23, 2015

Print a set of Arthur characters and dress them up for fall weather, Halloween and more!

You can even dress Arthur, DW and Francine in costumes from Fountain Abbey (a Downton Abbey tribute and one of our favourite episodes from this season!).


For a different (and more durable) activity, glue the paper characters and clothes to magnet paper. Stick Arthur, DW and Francine to the fridge, or stick them to a cookie sheet and take them on the road! 

You Will Need:

  • Arthur character printables (Arthur, DW, Francine)
  • Scissors
  • Pencil crayons, marker or crayons
  • Magnet paper (optional—available at craft and dollar stores)
  • glue or spray adhesive (optional)

Supplies for Arthur papercraft play set


1. Print Arthur, DW and Francine paper dolls.

Click each image to open a PDF. Make sure your printer is set to print single-sided.


Image of Arthur paper dolls. Click to open PDF.


Printable DW paper doll. Click to open the PDF.


A printable Francine paper doll. Click to print the PDF.

2. Colour each character and their clothes. 

3. Cut out each piece. If you're making a set of paper dolls, cut out the tabs on the sides of all the clothes. Now you're ready to play!

Arthur paper dolls and clothes.

4. If you're making a magnet set, print on magnetic printer paper or use glue or spray adhesive to attach each character and piece of clothing to the magnet paper. Let the glue dry, then cut out each piece (without the tabs).

Stick everything to your refrigerator or a cookie sheet. Have fun dressing up Arthur, DW and Francine!  

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